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Courage a double-edged sword for economic success

Today we published a new ACE study that is a collaboration with researchers from the UK and Germany that visited ACE last year to work on this project. This study is the first to map psychological courage (“persistence despite fear”) across regions, using big data from almost 400k US residents. We found interesting effects (but be…

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Undertake your PhD in an important and booming context: Entrepreneurship!

Entrepreneurship in its various forms (e.g., growth-oriented start-ups, innovation-driven entrepreneurs, social enterprises, intrapreneurship) is increasingly recognised as a major driver of economic and societal development. As a result, entrepreneurship has grown to become a major field of inquiry within economic, organisational and…

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QUT highlighted as #1 in Entrepreneurship research

Some nice coverage in The Australian’s Research Supplement this week: QUT highlighted as #1 in Entrepreneurship research and Per Davidsson at the top of the “Lifetime Achievement Leaderboard” among Australian researchers in “Business, Economics & Management”.  The article is based on data from “League of Scholars” which apply their own…

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Senior Research Fellow position @ ACPNS QUT

Senior Research Fellow / Principal Research Fellow, The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies, QUT Business School, Brisbane, Australia This position is suitable for applicants with an interest and track record in Social Entrepreneurship as well as other areas of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies. Just like the

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Did you miss the interview from Martin Obschonka about his Twitter-based analysis of Donald Trump’s personality profile

If you missed the 4EB RiSE interview by Dr Kim MacKenzie with Associate Professor Martin Obschonka about his recently published the article Entrepreneurial personalities in political leadership  you can listen in on the shorter version that will go to AIR next Wednesday October 18, 2.15pm-3pm, on analogue radio 98.1FM.   You can also…

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